One size does not fit all. In fact, it fits no one in particular. – ID Life Chief Formulator, Paul Sullivan Yes, we are all human beings and, as such, operate under the same laws of human physiology. But within that generalization, we have genetic variance, and holding even more sway upon our individuality… [More…]
It’s more effective to change your environment than to rely on willpower Words of wisdom from Adee Zukier, of Working Against Gravity I rarely, if ever, watch TV (and especially not “reality” shows), but I heard through the grapevine about the My Diet is Better Than Yours dealio. I also heard that Dawn Jackson Blatner’s… [More…]
“The first rule is to keep an untroubled spirit. The second is to look things in the face and know them for what they are.” – Marcus Aurelius Proven methods and practicalities of body recomposition can be utterly bewildering for those outside of the fitness realm. Hell, they can even be tripwires for some *inside* that… [More…]
A river cuts through rock not because of its power, but because of its persistence. – James Watkins So that’s me with bestselling author, and the man voted as *the* number one influential person in the world, John Maxwell. This is the third opportunity I’ve had hearing John speak, all of which have come by… [More…]
“If you are not criticized, you may not be doing much.” – Donald H. Rumsfeld The link below is to a Suppversity post discussing: “Altering Loading Schemes in Every Session Accelerates the Strength Gains in 6-Week Study Involving 200 Experienced (5 Years+) Trainees.” I won’t break down the study here, as Adel does a fine… [More…]
“You can’t friggin’ count, dammit!!” — Just about every client I’ve ever trained Ahhhh, the poor, misunderstood rep. How is it that the basic building block of strength and conditioning came to be so widely maligned, slandered and sullied? Forms, techniques and applications of the rep vary among the best in the iron game. Even for the… [More…]
“Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent.” – Victor Hugo I find so many correlations between sports, successful training and a successful entrepreneurial life. “Individuals play the game, teams win championships” is something that ID Life CEO Logan Stout is fond of saying. Simple, but… [More…]
“If people knew how hard I had to work to gain my mastery, it would not seem so wonderful at all.” – Michaelangelo My good friend Roger Dickerman really knows how to work an interview. His knowledge of health, wellness and fitness is vast, he gets just how to pace the discussion, and has a… [More…]
Controlling those elements that you can makes you Wolverine-like to those things you can’t.
Let’s not fool ourselves: physical fitness is serious business; it’s not to be relegated to the “nice to have, but not essential” bin. Pride may goeth before the fall, but one’s degree of physical fitness is the true “canary in the coal mine” of life.